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Chenega Corporation Electronic Security Technician III in Springfield, Virginia



Company Job Title: Electronic Security Technician III - DME

Chenega Job Title: Electronics Technician Maintenance III

SCA WD Labor Category: Electronics Technician Maintenance III

Clearance: Secret with ability to obtain Top Secret

Location: Springfield, VA

Reports To: Project Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time

Prepared Date: 04-30-2020

Approved Date: 04-30-2020

Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.


  • The Electronic Security Technician III applies technical knowledge to solve complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents. Examples of such problems include determining the location and density of circuitry, evaluating electromagnetic radiation, isolating malfunctions, and incorporating engineering changes. Work requires an understanding of the interrelationships of circuits, exercising independent judgment in performing such tasks as making circuit analyses, calculating wave forms, and tracing relationships in signal flow, using complex test instruments such as high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment. Work may be reviewed by supervisor for general compliance with accepted practices. This position may provide leadership and technical guidance to lower level technicians.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of AACS hardware, intrusion detection, CCTV equipment and public address systems

  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of electric principals

  • Possess the ability to use diagnostic equipment/software and established troubleshooting techniques to isolate network deficiencies, equipment failures and operational anomalies

  • Ability to read, interpret electrical and electromechanical schematics and architectural drawings

  • Reading and adhering to blueprints and installation design plans for the installation of sub-level devices (i.e. patch panels, junction boxes) and head end equipment

  • Reading and understanding component level schematic diagrams for systems, equipment and devices

  • Identifying appropriate cables from drawings and running cables/fiber per installation design plans

  • Repairing and maintaining electronic security system equipment

  • Understanding the infrastructure relationships between trades

  • Testing continuity of conductor(s) or breaks in fiber

  • Terminating basic connections such as butt splices, insulated connectors, terminal strips/blocks, fiber, telecommunications, and BNC connectors

  • Mounting and terminating field devices (i.e. Readers, Door Contacts, REXs, Cameras)

  • Installing and Terminating sub-level devices (i.e. patch panels, junction boxes) and head end equipment to include power and proper grounding

  • Terminating and testing voice and data connections

  • Performing field verification testing

  • Ability to troubleshoot / solve issues and coordinate with other trades / clients on your own

  • Expertise with maintenance management systems (i.e. IBM MAXIMO)

  • Adhering to all Company and Client policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications : (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • At least six years’ experience in non-residential electronics installation & troubleshooting is required with a high school degree; Or

  • At least four years’ experience coupled with Graduation from the US Navy or Air Force Electronics Training Program with a minimum of 720 class room hours or Graduation from an Accredited Electronic Apprentice Program with a high school degree; Or

  • At least three years’ experience with an AA/AS in Electronics from an accredited program; Or

  • At least two years’ experience with a BS/BA in Electronics from an accredited program.

  • Software House 800/8000 or 900/900 C-CURE or equivalent AMAG certification desired.

  • At least two active certifications from the following OEM list are highly preferred: Morpho Detection Itemizer; Smiths Detection X-Ray Hiscan; CEIA Walk-Trough Metal Detectors; Delta & Koei Vehicle Barrier; Panasonic Analog CCTV Systems; IP CCTV Systems; Pathminder Turnstiles; or equivalent OEM certifications.

  • OSHA 10 Training required. OSHA 30 Training preferred.

  • DCJS Training (35i or 35e) required.

  • Travel to various job sites will be required.

  • Secret clearance required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products

  • Must be proficient with Test Equipment (i.e., VOM TDR, and OTDR)

  • Must have skill level III Hand Tools (a complete list of required tools will be provided)

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Springfield

Organization: Chenega Security International
Strategic Business Unit: Security
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Melinda Woodward
Req ID: 2000001799